Inquiry papers, 1917-1919.

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Inquiry papers, 1917-1919.

Mezes' correspondence and documents relating to the Inquiry group. Correspondents include Emily Greene Balch, George Louis Beer, Isaiah Bowman, Wilbur Cross, Cleveland H. Dodge, Stephen P. Duggan, Edward A. Filene, Glenn Frank, Robert Herrick, Robert Lansing, Edward M. House, Samuel McCune Lindsay, Walter Lippmann, Breckenridge Long, Adolph C. Miller, William Phillips, Frank L. Polk, Albert Shaw, James T. Shotwell, Vladimir G. Simkhovitch, Frank William Taussig, Allyn A. Young.

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Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924

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Woodrow Wilson (b. Thomas Woodrow Wilson, December 28, 1856, Staunton, Virginia-d.February 3, 1924, Washington, D.C.), was the twenty-eight President of the United States, 1913-1921; Governor of New Jersey, 1911-1913; and president of Princeton University, 1902-1910. Biographical Note 1856, Dec. 28 Born, Staunton, Va. 1870 ...

Taussig, Frank William, 1859-1940

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Taussig graduated from Harvard in 1879, and taught economics at Harvard. From the description of Papers of Frank William Taussig, 1890-1946 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76973196 ...

Bowman, Isaiah, 1878-1950

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Bowman became President of the Johns Hopkins University in 1935 and retired in 1948. During World War II Bowman served on the Policy Committee of the State Department and as Special Advisor to the Secretary of State. After retirement from JHU, he served as Chairman of the Economic Cooperation Administration's Committee on Overseas Territories. Isaiah Bowman (1878-1950) was a political geographer, advisor to the U.S. State Dept. and president of the Johns Hopkins Universi...

Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961

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Pacifist and worker for social reform, Balch was involved in many humanitarian and civic organizations, including the Boston Women's Trade Union League and the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. From the description of Papers, 1915-1947 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007140 Peace leader. President of Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, U.S. Section (1928-1933). Received Nobel Peace Prize (1946). ...

Lansing, Robert, 1864-1928

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United States secretary of state, 1915-1920. From the description of Robert Lansing miscellaneous papers, 1916-1927. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754866993 Robert Lansing (b. Oct. 17, 1864, Watertown, New York-d. Oct. 30, 1928, New York, New York) was an American lawyer and politician who served as Legal Advisor to the State Department at the outbreak of World War I, and then as Secretary of State under President Woodrow Wilson from 1915 to 1920. He was married to Eleanor ...

Simkhovitch, Vladimir G. (Vladimir Gregorievitch), 1874-1959

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Simkhovitch was professor of economic history at Columbia from 1904-1942. From the description of Vladimir Grigor'evich Simkhovitch Papers, ca. 1885-1899. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 320410544 ...

Polk, Frank L. (Frank Lyon), 1871-1943

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Epithet: Under-Sec of State in USA British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000976.0x000035 Frank Lyon Polk was born in New York City on September 13, 1871. He graduated from Yale College (B.A., 1894) and Columbia University Law School (LL.D., 1897). Polk served on a variety of New York City boards and commissions (1906-1913) and as Corporation Counsel (1914-1915). He also served in the Department of State as Counselor ...

Dodge, Cleveland H. (Cleveland Hoadley), 1860-1926

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Filene, Edward A.

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Frank, Glenn, 1887-1940

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Editory of Century Magazine. President of the University of Wisconsin, 1925-1937. Works include "The Politics of Industry" and "An American Looks at His World." From the description of Glenn Frank autograph [manuscript], 1928 Oct 29. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 276780808 ...

Cross, Wilbur

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Cross was Senior Editor of Continental Oil Company. The company's name officially changed to Conoco in 1979. From the description of Wilbur Cross miscellany on Continental Oil Company, [1973]. (California Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 122544613 ...

Shotwell, James T., 1874-1965

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Historian. From the description of Reminiscences of James Thompson Shotwell : oral history, 1952. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309734188 From the description of Reminiscences of James Thompson Shotwell : oral history, 1949. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122608356 American historian. From the description of A visit to the Canadian battle fields : typescript, 1919. (Unknown). WorldC...

Duggan, Stephen P.

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Miller, Adolph Caspar, 1866-1953

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Economist, educator, author, and member of the first Federal Reserve Board of Governors. From the description of Papers of Adolph Caspar Miller, 1913-1947. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71132054 Biographical Note 1866, Jan. 7 Born, San Francisco, Calif. 1887 A.B., University of California, Berkeley, C...

House, Edward Mandell, 1858-1938

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Edward Mandell House was born July 26, 1858, in Houston, Texas. He became active in Texas politics and served as an advisor to President Woodrow Wilson, particularly in the area of foreign affairs. House functioned as Wilson's chief negotiator in Europe during the negotiations for peace (1917-1919), and as chief deputy for Wilson at the Paris Peace Conference. He died on March 28, 1938, in New York City. From the description of Edward Mandell House papers, 1885-2007 (inclusive), 1885...

Lippmann, Walter, 1889-1974

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American journalist and author. From the description of Typewritten letter signed, dated : Washington, D.C., 23 September 1960, to Joan Peyser, 1960 Sept. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270992594 Lippmann was an American journalist and author. From the description of Walter Lippmann letters to Hazel Albertson, 1910-1982. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612206746 From the guide to the Walter Lipmann letters to Hazel Albertson, 1910-1982., (H...

Herrick, Robert, 1868-1938

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Writer and professor of English. A.B., Harvard University, 1890. Instructor in rhetoric, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1890-1893. Instructor in rhetoric, University of Chicago, 1893-1895; assistant professor, 1895-1901; associate professor, 1901-1905; professor of English, 1905-1923. Government Secretary for the Virgin Islands, 1935-1938. From the description of Papers, 1887-1960 (inclusive), 1887-1938 (bulk). (University of Chicago Library). WorldCat record id: 52246301 ...

Phillips, William Kenneth

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Third assistant secretary of state of the United States. From the description of William Phillips letter, 1916, to the Hamberger-Polhemus Company, San Francisco. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754867364 William Phillips, son of John C. and Anna (Tucker) Phillips, was born in Beverly, Mass., May 30, 1878; was educated at Harvard; and on Feb. 2, 1910, married Caroline A. Drayton. In 1903, he entered the diplomatic service as secretary to J.H. Choate, Ambassador to Great Britai...

Long, Breckenridge.

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Beer, George Louis, 1872-1920

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Diplomat. From the description of George Louis Beer diary, 1918-1919. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79453304 ...

Shaw, Albert, 1857-1947

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Albert Shaw (1857-1947) was an editor, journalist and scholar who spent most of his career as the editor and publisher of the Review of Reviews, a digest of progressive thought and political analysis. Shaw's principal interests were the improvement of municipal government, the relationship of business and organized labor, agricultural reform, international affairs, and contemporary politics and economics, topics which he wrote and spoke on frequently. From the guide to the Albert Sha...

Young, Allyn Abbott, 1876-1929

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Young taught economics at Harvard. From the description of Papers of Allyn Abbott Young, 1898-1927. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76972944 William Schley Howard, 1875-1951, was an attorney and congressman. From the description of Allyn Abbott Young letter : to William Schley Howard, 1916. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 77010640 ...

Mezes, Sidney Edward, 1863-1931

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Sidney E. Mezes: professor of philosophy at University of Texas and Dean of Faculty (1902-1908) and University President (1908-1914); in 1914 elected president of College of the City of N.Y., retiring in 1927; in 1917 appointed director of "The Inquiry" to prepare data for the Paris Peace Conference, and accompanied Wilson to Paris in 1919. From the description of Sidney Edward Mezes papers, 1918-1931 (inclusive), 1918-1919 (bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702167245 ...

Lindsay, Samuel McCune, 1869-1960

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Educator, sociologist. From the description of Reminiscences of Samuel McCune Lindsay : transcript, 1954. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122527252 Professor and sociologist, Professor of Social Legislation at Columbia University (1907-1939) and President of the trustees of the Academy of Political Science, where he chaired the committee on program and arrangements. From the description of Samuel McCune Lindsay letter to Will Ow...